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with piers morgan of cnn. >> honestly, piers, i think this is the wrong night to be doing this and i really wish you waited to have this segment until after the funerals. this is a time in colorado and nationally when it would have been better to have more of the se segments like you did before with the family and when people could be unified in helping the victims. >> let me challenge you on what you just said. a lot of people have said that today, a lot of people who don't want strengthening gun control have said, "this is not the day to debate it." i'll tell you the day to debate it would have been yesterday to prevent this from happening. i think all journalists at their best ride the crux, sp of acceptability. journalism is a rough business. to get to the truth what i lot of people in public bodies are lying and obif you skating, sometimes journalists have to play dirty, too, and to pretend otherwise i think is ridiculous. the mirror in my time i believe operated legally but operated right on that line. we drove very, very hard to expose wrongdoing where we saw tto investigate wars, to
white house strategy. eight is throughout the campaign. how many interviews did cnn get with president obama? zero. how many did the people who really know him again? how many interviews did drive time radio get? tavis: he has been on 60 minutes a dozen times. that is his favorite outlets. that is their track record, asking the tough questions. >> in the beginning of the second term, nobody wants to upset the relationship with the white house. i had conversations with journalists who told me there is so much they cannot write or say because they will lose access, and that is always the case. there is always something you cannot say or write. you always want to get as close to that line as possible. you want to oust the tough questions. you cannot orient about access. -- you cannot worry about access. tavis: how is our democracy and who served by journalists afraid to ask the right questions because they do not want to lose access. >> i do not think it is served at all. it is these celebrities station of politics. -- celebritization of politics. it is easier to go along with that. it is
at the time of leadership changes at the c.i.a. state dent and pentagon. from washington peter bergen cnn national security analyst and author of man hunt, the ten year search of bin laden from 9/11 and from new york delaware mark bowden he is author of the finish and the killing of osama bin laden. i want to talk large before we get to specifics. i'll start with you peter bergen. what do you believe about torture as a way to get information that's vital to the united states national security interest at the moment or longer. >> generally speak it's unethical and counterproductive. i'll give you how torture got us involved in the iraq war to a large degree. a guy was tortured by the egyptian security service and told them a bunch of baloney about al-qaeda being trained by saddam hussein. that edged up as a key part of colin powell's -- to the iraq war. it's not only unethical and counterproductive, it can produce misinformation and in this case costly misinformation. >> rose: therefore under no circumstances should it be used? >> yes. i mean it's sort of a principle lesson in civilizatio
the website daily download. howard kurtz is "newsweek"'s washington bureau chief and host of cnn's reliable sources. lauren, howy, welcome back this year. as technology has evolved employers are being forced to rewrite their social media rules. what is it that we're seeing? >> we're seeing a series of rulings from the national labor relations board. what we're finding is that workers are allowed to complain online, on facebook, if they want to improve wages and working conditions. otherwise, for get about it. >> you might think you'd get in trouble for dissing the boss in some of these cases. i guess there was one case where several case workers in buffalo got fired for complaining they were working too hard in their jobs. that was overturned by the labor board because it was considered protected speech. >> that's fascinating. does it matter if you're posting things saying you're bored at work or that you don't necessarily feel like you're getting all that much done in your work that day? >> well i think there are two things that you have to look at. if you are, when you are talking about w
bin laden. mccain spoke on cnn. >> first of all, the brutality depicted there is very disturbing. the moral of the story is that torture does not work. it is hateful, it is harmful, incredibly harmful to the united states of america. and to somehow make people believe that it was responsible for the elimination of osama bin laden is in my view unacceptable. >> reporter: mccain and democratic senator dianne feinstein, who heads the senate intelligence committee, sent two letters to the acting c.i.a. director, demanding to know what information the agency had provided the filmmakers. at a washington, d.c. screening tuesday night, protestors dressed as detainees outside the newseum showed their objections, while inside, the filmmakers, who have said they deplore torture, told the "newshour" the dramatized account was intended to highlight an extraordinary intelligence effort. >> everybody's entitled to their opinion and there's certainly a moral complexity to that ten- year hunt but what i'm most proud of is that the film sheds light on the professionals in the intelligence communit
they were driven by english coverage. cnn started in atlanta, did they have a bias towards the south? no. that happens to be where we're headquartered. it happens to be where the impetus this for this came from. but this is a long time plan for global expansion. we have a balkans network, we have a swahili network, a turkish network. we have children's programming and sports. this is a key and very much needed part for that expansion. >> but you're best known -- or co-best known, if that's a word, for the arabic language service and people who watch this very closely, who've made academic study of it say there are two kettles of fish, al jazeera in arabic and al jazeera in english. how are they different and how would you explain that to an american who has heard a lot of things that haven't been complementary about the arabic language service. >> the difference is who's your audience. to be honest it's targeted towards an audience and the coverage we rely on arabic for some material, too, they rely on us, we share some facilities. editorially we have different takes on these. we're doin
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